a little break in the shade

We had a really warm and sunny Sunday. After a great deal of weeding and moving a few plants, we took a little break. Listening to all the birds, and the enjoying the scents of all the flowering trees in the neighbourhood as well as some of the flowers in my garden as they waft by...quiet... Continue Reading →

Spring scents

Scent carries such strong memories. I wish you could smell this double violet-- it reminds me of all the fond memories with a woman who was our next door neighbour growing up-- she was British and for some reason - this beautiful flower just whispers Mrs. Bennett. If we could choose our grandparents- I would... Continue Reading →

Family Day walk

This afternoon we celebrated Family Day with a walk. Here are some of the beautiful flowers that I saw as we meandered along. Because it is overcast, it actually provides nice light (although if the sun were to peak out one of these days, I wouldn't complain!) Happy Family Day! Lise-Lotte

Spring hyacinths

I found these three baskets at a garage sale and I just wanted to show them to you. Plus a little Spring beauty and lovely scent! Happy Friday! Lise-Lotte

gardening planning over tea

Good afternoon, I thought I would show you what my kitchen table looked like...lots of seeds to get excited about! I'm a planner, so I always get excited about beginnings and future possibilities. Also I made this cake from this blog post. I really did need to use the self rising flour, but the family... Continue Reading →

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